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Executive Administration Team

SouthLake Christians' Executive Administration team plays a pivotal role in the school's success, overseeing the leadership and management of the institution's resources.


This dedicated team is responsible for developing educational policies that align with the school's mission, vision, and values, ensuring that every decision supports the overall goals of the school. By effectively managing resources and guiding the school's strategic direction, the Executive Administration team ensures that SouthLake Christian remains a beacon of educational excellence and integrity. Their commitment to upholding the school's core principles not only fosters a nurturing learning environment but also prepares students for future success.

Mrs. Rebekah Leonard

Mrs. Leonard holds degrees from Appalachian State University and Lenoir-Rhyne University. Additionally, she completed a post-graduate certification program for professionals at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Harvard Business School, earning a Certificate in School Management and Leadership.

Mrs. Dawn Johnson

Dawn Johnson earned a Bachelor of Science in finance with a focus on accounting from Cornell University. She is a certified public accountant licensed in both North Carolina and New York, as well as a Certified Financial Analyst.

Mrs. Becky Makla

Mrs. Becky Makla obtained her Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Georgia. 

Mrs. Jennifer Thomas

Mrs. Jennifer Thomas earned her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from West Virginia University.

Dr. Mark Apgar

Dr. Mark Apgar possesses both a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Education degree from Gardner-Webb University.